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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of November 16, 1996

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

The week’s most popular songs, ranked by audio and video streaming activity on leading digital music services, radio airplay audience impressions based on monitored airplay and sales data, all compiled by Luminate. Audience totals are derived, in part, using certain Nielsen Audio listener estimates.

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of November 16, 1996

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  • 1
    • Pony

      Ginuwine
    • 2
    • 1
    • 11
      • 2
      • 1
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

E.Lumpkin, T.Z.Mosley, S.E.Garrett

Producer(s):

Timbaland

Imprint/Promotion Label:

550 Music/Epic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • No Diggity

      BLACKstreet (Featuring Dr. Dre)
    • 1
    • 1
    • 6
      • 1
      • 1
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

E.T.Riley, C.Hannibal, L.Walters, W.Stewart, A.R.Young, I.L.Hayes, D.Porter, R.Vick

Producer(s):

Teddy Riley, W.Stewart

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 3
    • Nobody

      Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage
    • 4
    • 3
    • 7
      • 4
      • 3
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

K.Sweat, F.Scott

Producer(s):

K.Sweat

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4
    • What Kind Of Man Would I Be

      Mint Condition
    • 3
    • 2
    • 11
      • 3
      • 2
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

L.G.Waddell

Producer(s):

Mint Condition

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Perspective/A&M

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 5
    • Tell Me (From "Eddie")

      Dru Hill
    • 7
    • 5
    • 13
      • 7
      • 5
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

S.Brown, M.Davis, A.Cantrall

Producer(s):

S.Brown

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Island/IDJMG

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 6
    • This Is For The Lover In You

      Babyface Featuring LL Cool J, Howard Hewett, Jody Watley & Jeffrey Daniels
    • 5
    • 2
    • 4
      • 5
      • 2
      • 4
RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 7
    • Un-Break My Heart

      Toni Braxton
    • 9
    • 7
    • 4
      • 9
      • 7
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

D.E.Warren

Producer(s):

D.Foster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 8
    • You Don't Have To Worry/I'm Still In Love With You

      New Edition
    • 8
    • 8
    • 2
      • 8
      • 8
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

J.S.Harris III, T.S.Lewis, S.J.Combs, C.E.Thompson, Heavy D, Q.Parker, D.Jones, M.Scandrick

Producer(s):

Jimmy Jam, T.S.Lewis, Diddy, C.Thompson

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 9
    • Last Night (From "The Nutty Professor")

      Az Yet
    • 6
    • 1
    • 13
      • 6
      • 1
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

Babyface, K.Andes

Producer(s):

Babyface, M.Warren

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 10
    • Missing You (From "Set It Off")

      Brandy, Tamia, Gladys Knight & Chaka Khan
    • 10
    • 10
    • 13
      • 10
      • 10
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

B.J.Eastmond, G.Chambers

Producer(s):

B.J.Eastmond

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

Gains In Performance

  • 11
    • Falling

      Montell Jordan
    • 11
    • 11
    • 7
      • 11
      • 11
      • 7
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Songwriter(s):

M.D.S.Jordan, J.E.Jones, A.Tyler, T.Allen

Producer(s):

J.E.Jones

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Jam/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 12
    • Steelo

      702
    • 13
    • 12
    • 10
      • 13
      • 12
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

C.J.Elliott, M.A.Elliott, G.Pearson, Sting

Producer(s):

C.Elliott, G.Pearson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Biv 10/Motown

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 13
    • If Your Girl Only Knew

      Aaliyah
    • 12
    • 1
    • 12
      • 12
      • 1
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

T.Z.Mosley, M.A.Elliott

Producer(s):

Timbaland

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Blackground/Atlantic

  • 14
    • No Time

      Lil' Kim Featuring Puff Daddy
    • 26
    • 14
    • 6
      • 26
      • 14
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

K.Jones, S.J.Combs, S.A.Jordan, J.Brown

Producer(s):

Diddy, Stevie J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Undeas/Big Beat/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 15
    • The Things That You Do

      Gina Thompson
    • 20
    • 12
    • 20
      • 20
      • 12
      • 20
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Songwriter(s):

R.Jerkins

Producer(s):

R.Jerkins, Diddy, C.Thompson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury/IDJMG

Gains In Performance

  • 16
    • Floatin' On Your Love

      The Isley Brothers Featuring Angela Winbush
    • 14
    • 14
    • 8
      • 14
      • 14
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

R.Isley, A.Winbush, R.Griffin

Producer(s):

A.Winbush, R.Isley, Diddy, Stevie J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

T-Neck/IDJMG

  • 17
    • Your Secret Love

      Luther Vandross
    • 19
    • 5
    • 9
      • 19
      • 5
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

L.Vandross, R.Vertelney

Producer(s):

L.Vandross

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LV/Epic

  • 18
    • Knocks Me Off My Feet/You Should Know

      Donell Jones
    • 28
    • 18
    • 3
      • 28
      • 18
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

S.H.Morris, D.Jones, Mookie, E.Ferrell

Producer(s):

D.Whittington, Eddie F., Mookie

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 19
    • Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder)

      Maxwell
    • 15
    • 8
    • 14
      • 15
      • 8
      • 14
  • 20
    • Twisted

      Keith Sweat
    • 17
    • 1
    • 22
      • 17
      • 1
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

K.Sweat, E.McCaine, Kut Klose

Producer(s):

K.Sweat, E.McCaine

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/EEG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 21
    • Street Dreams

      Nas
    • 24
    • 21
    • 3
      • 24
      • 21
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

A.Lennox, D.A.Stewart, N.Jones, J.C.Olivier, S.J.Barnes

Producer(s):

J.C.Olivier, Red Hot Lover Tone

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 22
    • Sittin' On Top Of The World

      Da Brat
    • 18
    • 18
    • 6
      • 18
      • 18
      • 6
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Songwriter(s):

J.Dupri Mauldin, S.Harris, R.James

Producer(s):

J.Dupri

Imprint/Promotion Label:

So So Def/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 23
    • Only You

      112 Featuring The Notorious B.I.G.
    • 16
    • 3
    • 25
      • 16
      • 3
      • 25
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Songwriter(s):

S.J.Combs, S.A.Jordan, M.Scandrick, Q.Parker, M.Keith, D.Jones, DJ Rogers, H.W.Casey

Producer(s):

Diddy, Stevie J

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 24
    • Use Your Heart

      SWV
    • 22
    • 6
    • 14
      • 22
      • 6
      • 14
  • 25
    • Bow Down

      Westside Connection
    • 25
    • 19
    • 9
      • 25
      • 19
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

O.Jackson, D.Rolison, W.C., BuD'da

Producer(s):

BuD'da

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Lench Mob/Priority

  • 26
    • Po Pimp

      Do Or Die (Featuring Twista)
    • 21
    • 15
    • 28
      • 21
      • 15
      • 28
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Songwriter(s):

AK 47, Belo Zero, N.A.R.D.

Producer(s):

The Legendary Traxster

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Rap-A-Lot/Noo Trybe/Virgin Rec./Capitol

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 27 NEW
  • NEW
    • How Could You (From "Bulletproof")

      K-Ci & JoJo
    • -
    • 27
    • 1
      • -
      • 27
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

J.J.Robinson, G.Stewart, J.Elias

Producer(s):

Jon-John

Imprint/Promotion Label:

MCA Soundtracks/MCA

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

  • 28
    • Don't Let Go (Love)

      En Vogue
    • 33
    • 28
    • 2
      • 33
      • 28
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

Organized Noize, A.Martin, I.Matias, M.Etheridge

Producer(s):

Organized Noize

Imprint/Promotion Label:

East West/EEG

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 29
    • You're Makin' Me High/Let It Flow

      Toni Braxton
    • 23
    • 1
    • 24
      • 23
      • 1
      • 24
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Songwriter(s):

B.Wilson, Babyface

Producer(s):

Babyface, B.P.Wilson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

LaFace/Arista

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 30
    • Never Leave Me Alone

      Nate Dogg Featuring Snoop Doggy Dogg
    • 30
    • 30
    • 2
      • 30
      • 30
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

N.Jones, C.C.Broadus Jr., R.MacDonald, W.Salter

Producer(s):

Kurupt The Kingpin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Death Row/Interscope

Gains In Performance

  • 31
    • How Do U Want It/California Love

      2Pac Featuring K-Ci And JoJo
    • 27
    • 1
    • 23
      • 27
      • 1
      • 23
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Songwriter(s):

T.A.Shakur, A.R.Young, R.Troutman, L.Troutman, N.Durham, W.Cunningham, J.D.Jackson, M.Hooks

Producer(s):

Dr. Dre, Johnny "J"

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Death Row/Interscope

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 32
    • Just The Way (Playas Play)

      Alfonzo Hunter
    • 32
    • 32
    • 9
      • 32
      • 32
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

E.Sermon, A.Hunter, T.Burton, C.Gipp, W.Knighton, Organized Noize, R.Barnett

Producer(s):

E.Sermon

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Def Squad/EMI

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Let's Get The Mood Right

      Johnny Gill
    • 29
    • 17
    • 10
      • 29
      • 17
      • 10
  • 34
    • When Boy Meets Girl/Do You Think About Us

      Total
    • 35
    • 34
    • 4
      • 35
      • 34
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

Raphael Saadiq, J.Johnson, T.Lucas, P.L.Williams, C.Hugo, O.Parker, M.Seandrick, K.Spivey

Producer(s):

Raphael Saadiq, The Neptunes, Diddy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/RMG

Gains In Performance

  • 35
    • Hit Me Off

      New Edition
    • 31
    • 1
    • 12
      • 31
      • 1
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Silky, D.Bingham, J.Dyson, R.DeVoe, M.Bivins

Producer(s):

Silky

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 36
    • Come See Me

      112
    • 41
    • 36
    • 2
      • 41
      • 36
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

B.Robinson, S.J.Combs, T.Kelley

Producer(s):

Tim & Bob

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Bad Boy/Arista

Gains In Performance

  • 37
    • Why I Love You So Much/Ain't Nobody

      Monica
    • 40
    • 3
    • 24
      • 40
      • 3
      • 24
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Songwriter(s):

D.Simmons, D.L.Austin, A.Criss

Producer(s):

D.Simmons, D.Austin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Rowdy/RMG

RIAA Certification: Gold